Swim School Teacher - Workington Leisure Centre
Based: Workington Leisure Centre
SALARY: 13.04 ph - depending on qualification and experience
Shifts, incl. evenings and weekends
GLL is looking for Swimming Teachers based at Workington Leisure Centre in Allerdale.
We are the largest Swim School in the UK and our continued growth means we are looking to employ a growing number of Swimming Teachers. So, if you have the qualifications and training needed to teach people of all ages and abilities how to swim, join us as a Swimming Teacher and play a key role in supporting more children and adults to learn an invaluable life skill.
As a qualified Swimming Teacher, you'll thrive on supporting people to achieve their potential. Taking a pupil's nature and needs into account, you'll draw on your knowledge of practices, progression and teachings points and apply it in the most effective way. Our model involves around team teaching, working together to get the most out of every pupil. Naturally being able to work effectively in a team is vital to ensure that lessons run as effectively as possible meeting the needs of all pupils.
We're looking for Swimming Teachers who are approachable, with the friendly, patient nature needed to build people's trust, motivate pupils and encourage with praise. You will need knowledge of progressive practices for strokes and skills linked to the Essential and Advanced Swimming Skills. Knowledge of health, safety and other relevant legislation will be vital too, as will an understanding of Child Protection Policy.
We accept the following qualifications:
STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming
STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming
Swim England/Swim Wales/ Swim Scotland/ Swim Ireland - Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming
RLSS NPLQ/ NRASTC Qualifications are desirable but not essential
International Swimming Teaching Qualifications are reviewed on a individual basis against UK qualification frameworks
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
Discounted membership at our leisure centres
Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now at
Closing date: Friday 3rd December
The welfare and safety of the children in our care is of the utmost importance to us at GLL. We follow safer recruitment procedures to ensure that our staff are checked and appropriate to work with children and young people. Therefore we'll require you to complete an enhance DBS check before you will be allowed to start work.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
GLL is the UK's largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children's centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we're different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.